As the coronavirus has ravaged its way across the world, some countries in Asia have shown a remarkable ability to evade its worst effects.
Cambodia decided Thursday to allow all cinemas and arts performing facilities across the kingdom to reopen following the temporary shutdown in mid-March due to the COVID-19 pandemic, said a Ministry of Culture and Fine Arts (MCFA) statement.
The Health Ministry has instructed Phnom Penh and provincial authorities to tighten security at Covid-19 quarantine centers after two men who have tested negative escaped from a designated site in Prey Veng province for several hours on Monday.
Cambodia’s government has decided against COVID-19 testing for students returning to their studies at 20 schools in the capital Phnom Penh and other areas of the country after parents protested, claiming the tests are unnecessary.
Thai authorities have prepared to welcome back migrant workers from Cambodia as Thailand is moving into phase 7 of its Covid-19 lockdown easing.
Cambodia on Wednesday confirmed two new imported COVID-19 cases, raising the total number of infections in the country to 243, said a Health Ministry's statement.
Thousands remain stranded as coronavirus case numbers creep up.
Foreign diplomats, organisation staff entering Cambodia required to have ‘Covid-19-free’ health cert
Cambodia on Wednesday (Aug 5) required foreign diplomats and international organisation officials, who intend to travel to the country, to provide a "Covid-19-free" health certificate prior to their departure, according to the Ministry of Health.
The Cambodian Ministry of Education, Youth and Sports (MoEYS) has confirmed that several schools will no longer require their staff and students to conduct COVID-19 tests when they are allowed to reopen this month.
The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Tuesday donated medical supplies to Cambodia for the Covid-19 fight, said a press statement from the Cambodian Ministry of Health (MoH).
UN agencies have come together to urge Cambodia to focus on children’s rights to healthy diets as malnutrition among children in the country is in danger of rising amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In late May, school teachers in Battambang’s Samlout district realized students were struggling to cope with studying at home – either via videos posted on social media or the daily telecasts on state broadcaster TVK.
Chikungunya, often likened to Dengue, has spread to 12 provinces across Cambodia. Over a thousand patients have now tested positive for the mosquito-borne disease between July 19 and 31.
Children aged under five in poor countries are most at risk as contagion takes its toll.
Cambodia confirmed on Saturday an outbreak of Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in 12 provinces, sickening more than 1,000 people, according to Health Ministry's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine.
The country has not recorded any COVID-19 deaths so far, while the recoveries stood at 162.
Cambodia confirmed seven new imported Covid-19 cases on Wednesday (July 29), raising the total number of infections in the country to 233, said a Health Ministry's statement.
Cambodia on Tuesday confirmed a new imported COVID-19 case, raising the total number of infections in the country to 226, said a Health Ministry's statement.
Cambodia’s national flag carrier Cambodia Angkor Air announced on July 28 that its business operations are optimistic and it has well prepared to strengthen domestic flights and expand international ones when the COVID-19 pandemic is under control.
The listing of the country's largest commercial bank Acleda on one of the world's youngest bourses can serve as a role model for other companies.